Dog Allergies with Dogtopia’s Environmental Biologist Lorraine Rhoads
20
October

Dog Allergies with Dogtopia’s Environmental Biologist Lorraine Rhoads

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

we are live let’s wait for some people to tune in great hello everyone we’re Dogtopia my name’s Tony and we’re here with our environmental biologist – Dogtopia expert this is Lorraine Rhodes and with the start of spring we figured what better time to discuss doggie allergies so we’ll let people join but did […]


How to Prevent Allergic Reactions to Grasses — From the makers of ZYRTEC®
13
October

How to Prevent Allergic Reactions to Grasses — From the makers of ZYRTEC®

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , /

Having grass allergies is like playing a game – a game where your opponent plays by their own rules. Avoiding grass altogether can be a challenge. But you can help prevent allergic reactions to it by limiting your exposure to grass pollen. When grass pollen levels peak in late spring and summer, limit your time […]


My child has a Skin Prick Test to check for allergies
13
October

My child has a Skin Prick Test to check for allergies

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi Sophie, I’m Kirsty, thanks for coming today to show us what happens when we have a Skin Prick Test. Why would anyone need this test? Doctors and nurses can ask for this test if people have asthma or eczema or problems with their ears or their nose or they have problems with food. And […]


Our sterile homes might be giving us seasonal allergies
10
October

Our sterile homes might be giving us seasonal allergies

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Ahh..springtime. That warm breeze, the sun on your face… and lots and lots of plant sex. [sexy music playing] “Let’s take it slow, baby.” Yes, flowers, grass and trees are getting it on, and seasonal allergy sufferers are miserable. That’s because our immune systems mistake harmless grains of pollen for dangerous intruders. They go into […]


How can I manage my spring allergies?
25
September

How can I manage my spring allergies?

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

If you start having symptoms in the spring, if it’s basically a little bit of runny nose, itchy watery eyes, sneezing, you can try an over the counter antihistamine and there’s a plethora of them out there. A little bit of eye drops might help with the eyes, antihistamine eye drops. If the symptoms go […]



May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

MUSIC Well, spring has spring. That’s right. But so are outdoor allergens, also called nasal allergies. Welcome to May, National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. So get ready for sneezing, a runny or stuffy nose. Julie, sinus pressure, itching of the roof of the mouth and/or ears. She’s very familiar with this. All these symptoms […]


Oral Allergy Syndrome – Allergy FAQs
29
August

Oral Allergy Syndrome – Allergy FAQs

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Hi, I’m Dr. Hamsa Subramanian – I’m an allergist. Food allergies are increasing. Many patients come to see me because their mouth itches they have throat itching or tongue itching when they eat fresh fruits and vegetables. Sometimes this is not a true food allergy it is what we call Oral Allergy Syndrome and that’s […]


Your child’s pollen allergy
29
August

Your child’s pollen allergy

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Pollens are fine, powdery grains that usually are carried by the wind. TEXT: Pollen comes from trees, grasses and weeds. Different plants pollinate at different times of year. So, the tree pollens tend to be highest in the spring and then in the late spring through the summer is when the grass pollens are present… […]


Thunderstorm-triggered asthma attacks put under the microscope in Australia
28
August

Thunderstorm-triggered asthma attacks put under the microscope in Australia

By Adem Lewis / in , , , , , , , , , , , , , /

Thunderstorms bring wind, rain, loud rumbles, and flashes of lightning. But researchers have known since the 1980s that they can also bring on asthma attacks. In one extreme case during a 2016 thunderstorm in Australia, thousands of people experienced asthma attacks, and at least nine people died. Thunderstorm asthma events have been reported in Australia, […]